The Indian Ocean is full of small wonderful islands, but there is one that inspired European poets, writers and naturalists who traveled along the routes of the East India Company in the 18th and 19th centuries: Mauritius.
Flic En Flac beach
The vegetation of Mauritius
Accomodation – Mauritius offers accommodation to suit the needs of any traveler. The options range from small and medium-sized hotels, to charming villas to luxury resorts, especially for those who want to spend a fairytale honeymoon.
Food – Heir to the culinary secrets of three continents, Africa, Asia and Europe, the gastronomy of Mauritius is spicy, colorful, full of extraordinary aromas and flavors lit by spices that enhance the raw materials. You are spoiled for choice between Creole rougailles, tandoori, masala and other Indian curries. Then there are Chinese sweet and sour dishes and Provencal recipes that mix in a melting pot of flavors that reflects that of the island’s breeds.
Flying to Mauritius – There are numerous airlines that also carry out direct flights from Italy to the island of Mauritius.
Getting around – Thanks to the small size of the island (45 x 65 km), everything in Mauritius can be reached in a maximum of two hours by car. All vehicles travel on the left, so it is easy to rent a car or driver. Taxis are available in front of each hotel and rental of cars or scooters is cheap. Excursions by minibus leave from the hotels and most resorts offer bicycles and bicycle tours. Public transportation is provided by numerous bus companies operating across the island. The express bus service connects Port Louis to the north, south and major cities.
Suggested daily budget – around 50 to 150 USD